A Thurber Carnival

Revue - Original

ANTA Playhouse (February 26, 1960 - June 25, 1960)
ANTA Playhouse (September 05, 1960 - November 26, 1960)
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  • Opening Date: February 26, 1960
  • Closing Date: November 26, 1960
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 223

Playwright: James Thurber


A cast of eight present a series of skits based on the whimsical writings of James Thurber in this comic revue.


Opening Night Cast

Peggy Cass in A Thurber Carnival Peggy Cass Mrs. Preble
Mrs. Mitty
Miss Alma Winege
Mrs. Sheep
Thomas Ewell Grant
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Opening Night Production Credits

  James Thurber Writer
Burgess Meredith Burgess Meredith Director
  Louis A. Lotito ANTA Theatre Managing Director
  Ramsé Stevens Men's Costumes
  Paul Morrison Lighting Design
  Edward Choate Business Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1960 Special Award Burgess Meredith Winner
1960 Special Award James Thurber Winner
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